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August 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Heat and Threat of Rain Wasn't Enough to Scare off the Crowd!

The Fedor Fish Fry experienced another successful event, with temperatures over 100 and the threat of rain never being an issue to the tried and true who attended. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

The new school year has begun. We want all our kids to stay safe and well. Remember to watch for children crossing the street, and be aware of and obey the school zone speed limit. More...

Local Meeting on Healthcare Reform

The Lee County Tea Party will host a meeting on Healthcare Reform this Saturday, August 29, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Giddings Library and Cultural Center. Dr. More...

Lexington Log Cabins Hold Note Burning Ceremony

On Sunday, August 16, 2009, the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center, Inc. held a Note Burning Ceremony at the Heritage Center. Annette Woodward is pictured doing the honors. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 26 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, August 27 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Parents Must Guide Stubborn Kids into Making Smart Choices

Question: My son certainly fits your definition of the "strongwilled child." But tell me how to get him through these tough years. He is tough as nails. What specific suggestions do you have for us? Dr. More...

Forest Grove News

Another school year has begun and we wish for all our students and school personnel a blessed year! The community recently was saddened by the news of the death of Thelma Caffey. Several attended the visitation and graveside services in Rockdale. More...

Obituaries

Kimberly Jane Bock

February 2, 1980 - August 14, 2009

Funeral services for Kimberly Bock, 29 of Santa Fe, Texas and formerly of Giddings were held August 20, 2009 at the Giddings Church of Christ with Roy Hardesty officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Lester Ray Caffey

September 27, 1932 - August 21, 2009

Lester Caffey, 76 years young of Thrall, Texas passed away Friday morning, August 21, 2009 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Thrall on September 27, 1932 to Pollie and Nealie (Harris) Caffey. More...

Nadine Dornhoefer

September 11, 1931 - August 18, 2009

Nadine Dornhoefer age 77 of Rockdale passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2009. Nadine was born September 11, 1931 in the Black Jack Community to Clarence and Angie (Hamby) Willard. More...

Commissioners Learn Courthouse Damage Extensive

Renovation Aftermath - Could Cost Millions to Repair

At the Lee County Commissioners' Court meeting on Monday, August 24, 2009, the Commissioners heard a report from Chuck Larosche with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. More...

Local Property Taxes Expected to Go Up

Some Lee County homeowners can expect to pay an average of 30% more in (county) property taxes this year if the proposed tax rate passes. More...

District Court Busy With Sentencings

With the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding, eleven individuals were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on August 20, 2009. Jhamal A. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

August 17, 2009 The Sheriff's Office received a call from a subject who reported that his friend took a large number of pills and is acting very weird. He is conscious and breathing. More...

Giddings Police Report

August 17, 2009 At approximately 10:46 a.m., Detective Corporal Carvin and Officer Spencer attempted warrant service at 261 Sunrise #17. More...

Community News

Gospel Trio to Perform in Elgin

The Hearts of Grace Southern Gospel Trio will present an entertaining, and uplifting, concert at the Living Faith Worship Center in Elgin this Sunday night, August 30, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Lexington Garden Club News

August 13, members met at the house of Cherry Stover for the Annual meeting for electing new officers and planning next year's trips and programs. Beverly McMurrey will be the president again for a second term. More...

Auditions Being Held

Auditions for "On Golden Pond," the next production offered by Milam Community Theatre, are set for 7 p.m. Monday Aug. 31 and Tuesday Sept. 1 at the Williams Civic Center in Cameron. More...

School

Giddings-Burnet Scrimmage

Coach Derek Fitzhenry was pleased with the Buffalo performance against Burnet in last week's scrimmage. "The scrimmage went good, we improved from last week. We ran the ball well, threw it well, and caught well offensively. More...

Sports

Photo

Ty Dorsett, pictured above, caught this six pound catfish at the Kastner Farm in Lexington. Ty is the son of Kimberly Kastner Dorsett and the grandson of Darrell and Marina Kastner of Lexington. More...

Public Dove Hunting Program

A common phone call that TPWD biologists receive concerns public hunting opportunities in Texas. Many of these calls come from recent transplants to Texas. More...

Photo

Pictured above are the 2009-2010 Lexington High School Varsity Cheerleaders. More...

 













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